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Veterinary Assistant/Technician Full Time We are an established veterinary hospital with an excellent reputation in the community and are looking for an Assistant or credentialed Technician to join our fast-paced team. You will be working closely with our veterinarians to provide treatment for sick and injured animals. Duties and Responsibilities: Check patients into exam rooms and request information from the owners, to include vaccination records, history, or reason for visit Assist veterinarians Calm, comfort and properly handle animals before, during and after treatment and surgeries Monitor vital signs Obtain blood, stool, and other samples, and administer tests on them in lab setting Take x-rays Prepare animals for surgery Administer medications and/or anesthesia as necessary Perform dental surgeries when trained Clean, sterilize and maintain operating and examining rooms, and surgical equipment when necessary Administer vaccines Provide owners educational resources and information on how to best care for animals in general, for specific conditions or following various procedures Maintain and document all patient treatment using the veterinary medical record system AviMark Requirements: Proven experience as a veterinary assistant or technician working with animals Ability to follow instructions properly Comfortable being around animals Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (e.g., lift to 40 pounds) Problem solving and critical thinking skills is essential Availability to occasionally work in emergencies Patient and caring personality with positive team attitude Excellent communication skills Experience in a veterinary setting using AviMark High School diploma or G.E.D., and certificate from a veterinary assistant/technician program is desirable Other: We are a highly reputable veterinary hospital looking for a motivated individual to join us in the care of our community’s animals. Most staff work four 10-hour days, with rotating Saturdays, but the schedule is flexible. Starting wages are dependent on experience and possible credentials. Join us! Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $15 - $20 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No